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First Daikin Transport Refrigeration Unit to be Revealed at Solutrans


The Daikin product reveal coincides with the global cold chain expert’s first Daikin-branded stand at an European commercial vehicle trade show, Solutrans in Lyon, France, 16 - 20 Nov. 2021

Ostend, Belgium September 30, 2021: Daikin Transport Refrigeration, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a global leader, present in more than 150 countries, shaping the future of heating, cooling, ventilation and refrigeration systems, presents a sneak-peek at the first Daikin-branded transport refrigeration unit designed for tomorrow’s challenges.

The Daikin Group, with 95 years of leadership in air conditioning and refrigeration is world-renowned for its pioneering approach to product development and the unrivalled quality and versatility of its solutions. The Solutrans ‘reveal’ is the latest in a series of market growth initiatives by Daikin since acquiring Zanotti, itself with decades of experience in transport refrigeration, in 2016, and its announcement in late 2020, of its expansion into Belgium, France, Germany,The Netherlands and Central Eastern Europe to expand its European sales and service coverage.

Evren Akçora, Senior Manager, Transport Refrigeration Daikin Europe, said “We can’t wait to share with you our exciting news at Solutrans, one of the most important commercial vehicle shows in Europe. At Daikin, we have done something new in this industry, while relying on our near-century culture and cold chain expertise. We have consulted our customers, analysed the market trends and regulatory environment and developed a white-sheet solution that will lead this industry and support our customers on their journey, into the future.”

Addressing tomorrow’s challenges with a clear and constant focus on our customers in cold chain logistics, Daikin Transport Refrigeration’s Solutrans reveal promises to be at the leading edge of the industry in many respects. Our solution for tomorrow’s challenges includes: industry-leading energy efficiency, energy-source compatible (diesel and electric), cargo and fleet management performance, anywhere and anytime, reduced service maintenance and ultimately low total cost of ownership.

“We are excited about the future and even more so, about helping our customers future-proof their businesses. Come and visit us at Solutrans to find out how we are going to achieve this and if you can’t be there, follow us on LinkedIn for our reveal at the show”, concluded Evren Akçora.


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About Daikin

Daikin Europe N.V.

Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification and refrigeration solutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial and industrial purposes. To date Daikin Europe has over 12,000 employees working at more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria and the UK. The headquarters of the Daikin Europe group are in Belgium, Ostend. The company was established in 1972, production in Europe started in 1973.

About Daikin Industries Ltd.

Based in Osaka, Japan, Daikin Industries employs over 89,000 people worldwide. The global company is market leader for heat pump and air conditioning systems, as well as air filtration. It is the only air conditioning manufacturer in the world that researches, develops and produces all important system components, such as refrigerants, compressors and electronics, in-house. The company achieved € 23.7 billion sales turnover in financial year 2021 (1 April 21 – 31 March 22).

Media Contacts Daikin Europe N.V.

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